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VLADIVOSTOK, November 8 (Itar-Tass) — The ships of the Far Eastern shipping company (FESC) have ended summer navigation in the eastern sector of the Arctic.
On Wednesday, the icebreaker Krasin passed Cape Dezhnev southward, completing the season of delivery of cargo. In several days' time, the icebreaker will return to Vladivostok to start preparations for winter-time navigation -- operations to pilot large-tonnage tankers to and from the port of De-Kastri in conjunction with the icebreaker Admiral Makarov, Tatiana Dolgova, FESC press secretary, has told Itar-Tass.
Dolgova said this year's summer navigation continued for 115 days, with FESC ships delivering 140,500 tonnes of cargo, including almost 50,000 tonnes of fuel, to the Chukotka Peninsula and carrying goods from the ports of the eastern Arctic.
Cargoes were delivered to the eastern Arctic by 18 transport ships which made 36 runs. This year the icebreakers also ensured the operation of two research vessels.